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Deborah Ruth Klankey

January 1, 1953 ~ August 29, 2019 (age 66)
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Deborah Ruth Klankey, age 66 of Brookport, Illinois passed away at 1:49 pm on Thursday, August 29, 2019 at the Metropolis Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

Graveside services will be held at 2 pm on Sunday, September 1, 2019 at Otterbein Cemetery in Pope County with Jackie Scarborough officiating.

Deborah is survived by her husband, Gary Klankey; children, Sean Ellis, Suzanne Craig, Calvin McDaniel, Christopher McDaniel and wife Kristi; grandchildren, Haleigh, Courtney, Dawson, Tyler, Remington, Sarah, and Presley; 4 great grandchildren; brothers, Billy Don Hodge, Billy Hodge, Craig Hodge, Ricky Hodge, and Jerry Simpson; sister, Kathy Jones; several nieces and nephews.

Deborah was preceded in death by her father, Billy Hodge; mother and stepfather, Thelma and Jerry Simpson; grandson, Brett McDaniel.

There will not be any visitation. Family and friends are asked to meet at the cemetery for the service.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Miller-Loftus-McManus Funeral Home. Online condolences may be left at

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the funeral home to help cover funeral expenses. The link may be found on Deborah’s obituary page.

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